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Challenge.gov lets you partner with the government to work on current issues like healthier school lunches, disaster preparedness, and helping the environment.

These comic-creating sites are easy to use, require no registration, and will have students crafting visual stories in no time.

This Is Sand is an ideal art tool for elementary students to create virtual sand sculptures.

At Today’s document, illustrator Jon White draws cartoons inspired by our country’s various historical happenings.

After taking the time to explore The Country Dog Gentlemen Travel to Extraordinary Worlds, I saw it offers a nice exploration of art history through the use of technology.

BY KEVIN HODGSON This article is also posted on LEARN NC. “Are we Glogging today?” It’s a typical New England morning and our sixth grade students are all dutifully lined up in the fading autumn sunshine beneath the trees. Most schools typically have a series of fire drills toward the start of the year, and […]

BY GRETCHEN SCHAEFER When it comes to students building models in class, why should they make the same old sugar cube igloo as everyone else when they can create paper replicas of the Capitol building? Creating a 3D model on the computer can be fun for aspiring architects and designers, but the fun doesn’t have to […]

BY KEVIN HODGSON Stopmotion Animator is a freeware download that allows users of PC computers to use a webcam to easily and quickly create stop-motion movies. The software is set up to “grab” frames off the webcam, then gather them together into a single .AVI video file. Stopmotion Animator allows you to tweak some settings […]

BY BILL FERRIS Aviary, the web-based image-editing suite, used to charge for some premium features like saving private files and allowing access to tutorials. I say “used to” because they’ve stopped charging money for it. This is a great development for art and design teachers looking for a viable alternative to Adobe Creative Suite. Aviary […]

BY JASON DON FORSYTHE Looking to harness your student’s creative energy and possible have them win a college scholarship at the same time? Google is once again staging their Doodle 4 Google competition, letting K-12 students across the country take a crack at redesigning the iconic Google logo. We’ve plugged this competition in the past, […]